The_Otherside is the latest turn-based Apple Arcade RPG

The Otherside Game Art
The Otherside Game Art (Image credit: The Label)

What you need to know

  • Apple Arcade has a new turn-based RPG.
  • The_Other is available for download now.
  • You'll need an Apple Arcade subscription to play.

Apple Arcade gets new games most weeks with today's being another turn-based RPG – a genre the subscription service is already strong in. The latest effort comes in the form of The_Otherside that its publisher calls an "RPG and strategy board game".

A quick watch of the promo video for the game shows exactly what the company means.

The_Otherside is a turn-based RPG and strategy board game where you will control four survivors who hope to push back the shadowy threat. Make your way through each level solving puzzles, fighting monsters, and destroying the spirit anchors that threaten our dimension.Do you have what it takes to restore the town back to normal and save the day?

It looks pretty cool, right?

You'll need a $4.99 per month Apple Arcade subscription to take The_Otherside for a spin. Assuming you have that all squared away you can download the game from the App Store now.

Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.